Plant status: Saudi Arabia’s SAMAC remains in preparation to start PMMA unit

Source: ICIS News


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report:

Name: Saudi Methacrylates Company (SAMAC)

Location: Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Product: Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)

Capacity: 40,000 tonnes/year

Event start: Late February

Event finish: Uncertain

Reason: Preparing to start PMMA unit

Comments: The PMMA unit remains in preparation to start operations, according to a source close to the company.

Its upstream MMA unit restarted in early February, following a shutdown due to equipment issues that initially occurred in early December.